Pillars: Philanthropy News
15 June 2021

Honor Darden’s Master Teachers: New Effort to Celebrate Faculty Legends Underway

Alumni desire to show appreciation for professors as they support the School’s future led Darden to launch Honoring Faculty Legends, an initiative of the Powered by Purpose capital campaign.

20 May 2021

UVA Darden Alumni-led Challenge Leads to Surge of Support for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Initiatives

To build momentum for the Darden Annual Fund's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives designation, the Dean’s Diversity Advisory Council established a match challenge that will yield at least $250,000 of support.

21 December 2020

Legacies Defined: UVA Darden Alumni Planned Giving Spurs New Scholarships

As Darden makes great strides in its efforts to be both affordable and accessible to deserving students, donors are paving the way for new scholarships through planned giving.

04 December 2020

Alumni Couple’s Gifts Create Three Endowed Professorships Across Grounds

Recent gifts from a prominent alumni couple to create three new endowed professorships will position the University of Virginia to attract and retain outstanding faculty in the Darden School, School of Law and College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

16 November 2020

New UVA Inn at Darden, Arboretum, Botanical Gardens to Enhance the Darden Academic Experience

Construction of the new Frank M. Sands Sr. (MBA ’63) UVA Inn at Darden and Conference Center for Lifelong Learning is set to begin later this academic year with completion in 2023.

14 October 2020

Alumni Power UVA Darden’s Expanded Real Estate Education Offerings

With a gift of $100,000, three alumni who have built successful careers in commercial real estate have started a fund to help Darden students with similar aspirations.